Dr Sofia Galani

University of Bristol

Round table on maritime security (afternoon panels session, day 1)

Dr Sofia Galani (LLB, LLM, PhD, FHEA) is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Bristol. Her research interests are on modern piracy, maritime security, terrorism, and human rights, and she has published in these areas. She is currently working on two book projects – a co-edited collection with Professor Sir Malcolm Evans on maritime security and the law of the sea (Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea: Help or Hindrance? EE, 2020) and a monograph on hostages and human rights (Hostages and Human Rights: Towards a Victim-Centred Approach? CUP, 2020). Sofia has been providing legal advice to the UNODC on the research of the Global Maritime Crime Programme. She is the Editor of the Case and Commentary section of the European Human Rights Law Review and sits on Human Rights at Sea Non-Executive Board of Advisors.